A week ago, I asked the Mavs about their interest in guard Tu Holloway. I got a 'heck no.' Suddenly it's a 'heck yes' as the guard is replacing the released Jarrid Famous on Dallas' 20-man roster. And here's why:
October 22, 2015
The 2012 NBA Draft Combine begins tomorrow morning in Chicago for NBA hopefuls like 2012 Xavier University graduate and former Musketeer All-American Tu Holloway. The Combine will run June 7-8 for NBA prospects.
After the Sweet 16 loss to Baylor, Tu Holloway spent time talking to MusketeerReport both about what's ahead for him, and what's ahead for Xavier basketball.
MusketeerReport's Rick Broering and FOXSportsNext reporter Beth Long break down exactly what to expect from Xavier's Sweet 16 match-up.
After Xavier's 70-58 win over Lehigh Sunday night, star point guard Tu Holloway was sitting in front of his locker doing interviews with the media. Holloway started by quoting rap lyrics to answer a question, before breaking into a smile.
Four Atlantic 10 teams were in action on Friday and two came out on top. Saint Louis beat Memphis and Xavier topped Notre Dame. Temple and St. Bonaventure dropped their second round contests.
Despite facing a Notre Dame team that controlled the tempo of the game, shot 51 percent from the field (25-of-49), 42.9 percent from 3-point range (9-of-21) and dished out 18 assists on 25 field goals, Xavier was able to pull a first round upset over the Irish, 67-63 on Friday night.
In the Atlantic 10 Conference this year, there have been a large crop of high-quality guards to choose from. A10Report.com's Chris Moorman explains further.